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Abhinavagupta

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art — Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism.

(c.975–1025)

Greatest of the Kashmiri Śaiva theologians. His works deal with the theoretical, yogic, and ritual

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akṣara

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Buddhism — Religious Studies.

Sanskrit term meaning imperishable, fixed, etc. (a + kṣhara). Akṣhara is also a letter of the alaphabet, a syllable or

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Ārati

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Religious Studies.

Honouring the deity with light (dīpa). Āratī is one of the sixteen offerings (upacāras) made during worship (

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Bāul

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Religious Studies — Indian Music.

The name given to the followers of a bhakti tradition originating in Bengal, whose characteristic activity is to renounce the

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Bhāgavata

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Indian Music — Hinduism — Religious Studies.

1 A term widely applied to Vaiṣṇavas (i.e. devotees of Viṣṇu and Kṛṣṇa) of all traditions.

2 The name

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Bhāva

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Buddhism — Religious Studies.

The presiding spirit or emotion in a piece of music, dance, or histrionics. To create and convey bhāva, symbols, variations

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Bob Dylan's Bible

Michael J. Gilmour.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Music and Religion. 6309 words.

Few contemporary artists have endured so long, reinvented themselves so frequently and successfully (folk, rock, country, gospel music), and contributed in such diverse media (music, film,...

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Chaupaī

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Indian Music.

A poetic metre in Hindi literature. A chaupāyi consists of four lines. Chau means four. Chaupāyi was used by many

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choir

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Music — Indian Music — Christianity.

Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, of the tribe of Levi, were appointed by King David to lead choral singing accompanying the

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — History of Art — Indian Music — Religious Studies.

(1877–1947)

Sri Lankan born writer on classical Indian art and culture, who became the first keeper of Indian

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